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Water House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bettiscombe, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7951 / 50°47'42"N

Longitude: -2.8603 / 2°51'36"W

OS Eastings: 339465

OS Northings: 99851

OS Grid: SY394998

Mapcode National: GBR MC.Z95Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 46WZ.ZDY

Entry Name: Water House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104570

Location: Bettiscombe, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Bettiscombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bettiscombe and Pilsdon St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

5/13 Water House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 and later. Rubble and freestone walls with stone quoins.
Thatch roof, hipped at right-hand end. Three C20 brick stacks, at left-
hand gable; left of front door alignment; and towards right hand end.
Two storeys, c.6 window range, at left hand two stone mullion windows of
four lights with ovolo-moulds, with label over ground floor window.
Remainder, wooden casements with leaded lights, wooden cills and lintels.
Front door, left of centre, C20, with window in top half. Door at right
hand, into former cheese-room, plank with strap-hinges. Interior: Deep-
chamfered ceiling-beams with filleted stops. Muntins with jowelled heads,
being visible remains of a plank-and-muntin partition. Large open fireplace
in former hall. Door-case dog-leg stair at right hand side of fireplace.
Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 29(4).

Listing NGR: SY3946599851

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